A 51-year-old gentleman complained of pain and weakness in the right arm.
MRI revealed foraminal narrowing and nerve root compression at C4-5, C5-6, C6-7
C4-5, C5-6, C6-7 Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery was done to relieve the pressure on the cervical nerve roots.
This surgery was done through a small transverse incision over the front of the neck.
The patient regained full strength in his right arm over a period of 6 months after the surgery.